CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1030064
Date first listed:
28-Feb-1955
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, CHURCH LANE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Surrey
District:
Surrey Heath (District Authority)
Parish:
Bisley
National Grid Reference:
SU 95787 59592

Details

SU 95NE BISLEY C.P. CHURCH LANE

9/2 Church of St. John the Baptist 28/2/55 II*

Church. C13 with C14 porch. Early C19 chancel and north aisle 1873. Carstone to aisle walls with sandstone block dressings, stock brick chancel and brick extensions, timber framed porch. Plain tiled roofs with weatherboard belfry under wood shingled broach spire to west. Nave with pent roof aisle to north, chancel to east with vestry and extensions to south; bellcote and porch to west end. Buttresses to west end; stone dressed windows, 3-light to south, one C14, one C19. Lancet windows to east end. Arched planked door in stone surround with dogtooth decoration; hood mould over with end stops. Timber framed porch, open over panelled dado walls, moulded mullions above.

Interior:- Simple, whitewash interior, 2 bay north aisle with round piers and chamfered arches; timber frame of belfry to west end with moulded beams tying into walls.

Fittings:- Wood panelled pulpit. Sandstone font with octagonal bowl, panelled decorations on each face alternating roundels and celtic crosses. Octagonal stem on plinth below.

V.C.H. Vol. II p.428-9, 453. III p398. PEVSNER. Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) p.112.

Listing NGR: SU9578759592

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
287071
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Malden, H E , The Victoria History of the County of Surrey, (1905), 428-9
Malden, H E, The Victoria History of the County of Surrey: Volume III, (1911), 398
Pevsner, N, Nairn, I Rev. by Cherry, The Buildings of England: Surrey, (1971)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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